Planning Law

Practice Area

Our planning law portfolio includes leading publications for professionals within this field of law including Planning Permission, Planning Policy and National Infrastructure Planning Handbook.

In addition, all our planning law titles are available as part of our Planning Law online service.

We also have an addition Planning Law online service, National Infrastructure Planning Service.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

With considerable focus on the making of planning policy in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, our recent publication Planning Policy is the only book dedicated to this topic. The title covers policy framework within which planning decisions are made and addresses how national and local policy is formulated, examined and challenged.

Our forthcoming title, the third edition of Planning Enforcement, covers key topics in one of the most complex and diverse areas of law. The title compliments our additional planning publications to provide a complete resource for those working in the field.

Written by leading practitioners, our planning law titles provide valuable advice and guidance. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below…

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Planning Law Books

Planning Policy

The making of planning policy is a major political and legal issue and there is currently a considerable focus by the government in England, Wales and Northern Ireland on local plan policy making. The current climate is characterised by government concern at the slow pace of local plan adoption in England, the controversial introduction of neighbourhood planning, new strategic planning tools with the Planning (Wales) Act 2015 and local development... Read more

Planning Enforcement

Planning enforcement is one of the most diverse and complex areas of law. It is primarily concerned with the taking of steps against development carried on without planning permission or in breach of conditions on a planning permission. These powers are principally contained in Part VII of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. They were heavily amended by the Planning and Compensation Act 1991. Subsequent amendments have been made... Read more